39 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in North Carolina

Throughout the 14 days prior, North Carolina has witnessed how the amount of brute-force attacks has increased noticeably. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a surge of 39 percent in brute-force attacks per server. There was a great increase of 33 percent in the whole USA.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up during the past two weeks in North Carolina as 360 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks built up by 39 percent. Syspeace blocked 3,000 brute-force attacks in North Carolina.

For comparison, automated hacking attempts in Iowa and South Carolina have grown. With 820 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Iowa has recorded a growth of 39 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In South Carolina, the number has risen by 23 percent to 64 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the USA. That is to say, North Carolina is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shot up by 33 percent in the USA during the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have diminished by 59 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 340,000.

The data is provided by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace thoroughly. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.